DNS Bulk Query Tool

Gaurav Kansal gaurav.kansal at nic.in
Fri Nov 11 09:32:44 UTC 2011

Hi Marco,
Dnsperf tool is not working in my machine. I don't understand why??????

Is there any other tool available????? 

Thanks and Regards,
Gaurav Kansal

-----Original Message-----
From: Marco Bicca [mailto:marco_bicca at symantec.com] 
Sent: Thursday, 03 November, 2011 12:03 AM
To: Gaurav Kansal; bind-users at lists.isc.org
Subject: RE: DNS Bulk Query Tool

Hi Gaurav,

I would use dnsperf and the 1 million website list from Alexa:

Freebsd: http://www.freshports.org/dns/dnsperf

Depending on your OS there are available ports too.

Alexa's list:

Did that in the past and it worked pretty well.

Marco Bicca

-----Original Message-----
From: bind-users-bounces+marco_bicca=symantec.com at lists.isc.org
[mailto:bind-users-bounces+marco_bicca=symantec.com at lists.isc.org] On Behalf
Of Gaurav Kansal
Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 10:49 AM
To: bind-users at lists.isc.org
Subject: DNS Bulk Query Tool

Dear All,


I set up a new DNS Server using Bind 9.7

For meantime I open this server for the whole world. I wanna check how many
queries it can handle.

Is this any freeware available for checking this. Is there any tool
available by which I can come to know after how much load my DNS will be
down (Or it will stop responding) ???


Thanks and Regards,

Gaurav Kansal




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